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Key wont turn and the car is stuck in park on my1997 discovery

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Have you tried turning the steering wheel left and right while turning the key in the ignition, sometimes the column lock gets loaded up and won't release.Also try spraying wd-40 spray in the ignition key hole, then let it remain there for few minutes and then try turning the key.This helps.A short burst of WD-40, then put key in ignition barrel. Tap the end of the key several times with a small hammer -- apparently this gets the stuck tumbler to fall right into place.Try tapping the end of the lock with a small hammer being carefull not to hit the plastic light ring. This usually frees the lock.But if that is not helping, then its actual problem with the ignition lock cylinder.Its got cracked and it has to be replaced.This will help.Thanks.Helpmech.

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